Living Green: A Practical Guide to Simple Sustainability

by Greg Horn

Paperback, 2006

Status

Available

Local notes

EC Sustainability

Publication

Freedom Press (2006), Edition: First Edition, 172 pages

Description

Over 85% of Americans today express concern about health and the environment, but only a small fraction say they know where to begin. Whether you are concerned about climate change, personal health, or just want to live more lightly on the planet, this book is for you. It helps you get past the worry and take positive action to improve both your health and the health of our environment.Based on a lifetime of research and practice, this practical guide for living green offers advice and solutions you can easily put into practice, like:*The 10 foods you should always eat organic to avoid pesticides, herbicides, hormones and antibiotics. *Affordable and practical ways to offset your "carbon footprint" and neutralize your personal impact on global warming. *The most chemically-intensive personal care, household cleaning and lawn care products, and their effective natural alternatives. *How soft plastic water bottles hurt your health, your pocket book and our environment, with a simple and refreshing alternative. *How a simple carbon filter can dramatically improve your everyday health and potentially add years to your life. *The truth about hybrids and flex fuels. *Why an organic mattress is the most important health investment you can make. Foreword by Jordan Rubin, New York Times best-selling author of The Maker's Diet.… (more)

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

172 p.; 6 inches

ISBN

9781893910478

User reviews

LibraryThing member SqueakyChu
I got this book thinking it would help "green" me more. It did turn out to be a how-to-do book on becoming more active in promoting a sustainable way of life, but most of what was suggested were things that I already do.

The book is nicely organized and easy to read. It has a helpful chapter of websites (resources) in the back. This would be a good read for someone fairly new to the "green" movement and who has finally decided that to live more in harmony with the earth would be a good defense against global warming.… (more)

Pages

172

Rating

(7 ratings; 3.3)
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